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New Years Honours

Quiz: who is the famous person who received honours in 2023

  1. Who was appointed MBE for services to Holocaust education?
  2. Turner Prize winner in 2003. Honoured in 2023 for services to the Arts.
  3. Astrophysicist and animal welfare advocate honoured for services to music and to charity.
  4. Co-Founder, of the Born Free Foundation. For services to Wildlife Conservation.

  5. What is the professional name of British DJ and presenter John St John Joseph who was awarded the British Empire Medal?
  6. Credited for the miniskirt. Who was appointed Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour in the 2023 New Year Honours for services to fashion?
  7. Labour Member of Parliament for Rhondda. Awarded Knights Bachelor For Political and Public Service.
  8. Played the role of Al Capone in 'Boardwalk Empire'. Appointed OBE for services to drama.
  9. British actor and presenter best known for his roles as CIA Counterterrorism Director David Estes in 'Homeland'.
  10. Musician and TV presenter YolanDa Brown was appointed OBE. For playing which instrument is she best known?
  11. Made an OBE in 2023 for her service to children's health and her campaigning to reduce cot deaths.


  1. Rachel Riley
  2. Grayson Perry
  3. Brian May
  4. Virginia McKenna
  5. DJ Spoony
  6. Mary Quant
  7. Christ Bryant
  8. Stephen Graham
  9. David Harewood
  10. Jazz saxophon
  11. Anne Diamond